Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke stated he would try to sign İlkay Gündoğan if he was in charge of a major foreign club according to Goal.
“lkay has an insane potential. If I were in charge of a big foreign club, I would deal with the Gündogan issue definitely,” Watzke said.
The 24-year-old decided not to extend his contract at Dortmund despite being offered a lucrative deal by the German giants.
Dortmund have confirmed that Gündoğan will leave the club at the end of the season.
Gündoğan traveled to Barcelona on Monday according to a report in the German newspaper Bild.
Barcelona based newspaper Mundo Deportivo claimed that the 24-year-old passed a medical for the La Liga giants.
The Dortmund midfielder has five assists and three goals in 32 appearances for Dortmund despite spending much of the season out injured.